About Connor

Connor Smith is an associate attorney in Stoel Rives’ Litigation group. Connor helps clients navigate all phases of the litigation process in state and federal court and before administrative agencies.

A fourth-generation Alaskan, Connor worked in the commercial fishing industry—first as a deckhand and then as a vessel owner and captain—before becoming an attorney. Connor utilizes this experience to assist participants in the commercial fishing industry in navigating a wide variety of matters, including Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act litigation, vessel and permit transactions, tax and regulatory issues, and others.

Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Connor served as a law clerk for the Honorable Craig Stowers of the Alaska Supreme Court and as a judicial extern to the Honorable Morgan Christen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Honors & Activities

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Listed in the Alaska Business Legal Elite, 2023
  • Member, Alaska Bar Association Pro Bono Service Committee
  • Recipient, Stoel Rives LLP Andrew Guy Pro Bono Award, 2021–2022
  • Alaska Legal Services Corporation Volunteer of the Month
  • National Jurist Top 20 Law Students in the Nation for 2018
  • CALI Awards for Legal Writing, Business Entities, Alaska Trial Advocacy, Civil Procedure, Judicial Externship, and Criminal Law.
  • Mary Ellen Krug Award for distinction in Labor and Employment Law
  • Law School Faculty Trust Award
  • Fredric C. Tausend Award for Academic Excellence

Civic Activities

  • Member (Co-Secretary, 2022; Co-Chair, 2023), Board of Directors, Anchorage Youth Court, 2021–present
  • Alaska Legal Services Corporation Pro Bono Attorney
  • Alaska Immigration Justice Project Pro Bono Attorney
  • Federal Pro Bono Project—Pro Bono Attorney
  • Alaska Small Business Legal Clinic—Volunteer Attorney
  • ALSC Landlord Tenant Hotline—Volunteer Attorney
  • Volunteer Coach, Highschool Mock Trial
  • Supreme Court LIVE Education program
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